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who was in charge was michael brown. you remember brownie, heck of a job. he will be on the show. he's got a unique criticism of the president. he says that president obama reacted too fast to this storm. that should be a very interesting conversation when we come back. >> brownie you're doing a heck of a job. the fema director is working 24/7. [ applause ] >> cenk: we've got plenty more elbows for the last one came from. we have another one end at the of the show. try to guess this ononononononononononononononononononononononononononononononon >> cenk: we're getting our first look inside the tunnels under the east tunnels. the lirr. it has been flooded and as you can see it is a disaster area. literally. and how they even get the trains rolling again or how soon they will is, of course, very much an open question. and there is just a whole host of problems in new york. and unfortunately up to as many as 18 deaths in new york city alone already. now, we go to the issue of how this disaster was
at the time, browning. >> there will be plenty of opportunities to help later on, but right now the immediate concern is to save lives and get food and medicine to people so we can stabilize the situation. again, i want to thank you all browning you're doing heck of a job, fema director is working 24-- [applause] >> cenk: you know what, even brownie said afterwards, the main problem was president bush failed to recognize the magnitude of the storm and did not take precautionary action. that's the problem with the republicans. they don't believe in the government. they don't believe in it. why in the world would we put them in charge of it. look at what romney said, after all the problems under the last republican president under fema, i don't know, why don't we privatize it and make money off it ha, ha, ha. not interested. right before the election he said he's very sympathetic and cares a lot about the storm. quote, out of sensitivity for the millions of americans in the path of hurricane sandy we're canceling tonight's events with governor romney in wisconsin and also canceling all events c
brown give us a quick update. >> she has a small working margin right now in most polls. she is going to have to run the race all the way to the wire though. he has parts of the state where he is still very popular. he had three things going for him, and one of the biggest things was that people liked him. he is running a very unlikable campaign. and he has committed unforced error after unforced error, and just said we discover the national right to life committee funneled $45,000 into his campaign. >> jennifer: wow. >> i think she is in good shape, but she will be have to be a good candidate all the way into election day. >> jennifer: wow. thank you guys so much for joining us inside "the war room," karl frisch charlie pierce. up next there is nothing like having a first-hand experience and our next guest has been on the front lines of one of the most important stories of the 2012 campaign. that's next in a story you'll only find on "the war room." what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs witho
talked to you, you were in the throws of battling this scott brown recall stuff. how is early voting doing? and do we have any idea who has the edge of that in wisconsin? >> we have been very pleased with the way that early vote is shaping up. we have had lines every day in our democratic base areas across the state, we have had rallies and events and we feel like we have the edge in early vote it started a week ago and we have seen lines ever since. so we're very excited. >> jennifer: wisconsin's early voting ends the friday before the election instead through the weekend, how does that affect your efforts to get out the vote? >> we know on saturday mornings we'll have thousands of volunteers out pounding the pavement and communicating with voters to get that vote out on tuesday. there is a final push at the end of the week to get every early vote cast come friday. and i don't think it has a big impact as far as we're concerned with our strategy. >> jennifer: was this a recent legislative change that they would cancel out the early voting the weekend before the
. this is something that is unusual when you see the governor jerry brown say we want to raise taxes north to in order to fund education and other services. >> you're a former governor. you know the difficulty in running a state. in california it's particularly difficult because you need two-thirds of the legislature to raise taxes. you have to go to the people to do it. that's what this is. the governor is doing something that a lot of us helped push him to be a little more progressive on and he is. this is what it does. it simply races income taxes on all income above $250,000. that's top 2% of the population. >> eliot: how much does it raise? >> up to 3% for seven years. >> eliot: then it-- >> then it goes back. and it raises sales tax by .25 of a which is one penny on a $4 cheeseburger. >> eliot: i think people need to understand that the impact at the top is progressive impact. it's over 250 or the 500 the wealthier are paying more. but sales tax hurt those at the lower end of the spectrum. people spend a greater amount of their portion much their dollars on those items that will be tacted. here
with his director of fema at the time, browning. >> there will be plenty of opportunities to help later on, but right now the immediate concern is to save lives and get food and medicine to people so we can stabilize the situation. again, i want to thank you all browning you're doing heck of a job, fema director is working 24-- [applause] >> cenk: you know what, even brownie said afterwards, the main problem was president bush failed to recognize the magnitude of the storm and did not take precautionary action. that's the problem with the republicans. they don't believe in the government. they don't believe in it. why in the world would we put them in charge of it. look at what romney said, after all the problems under the last republican president under fema, i don't know, why don't we privatize it and make money off it ha, ha, ha. not interested. right before the election he said he's very sympathetic and cares a lot about the storm. quote, out of sensitivity for the millions of americans in the path of hurricane sandy we're canceling tonight's events with governor romney in wisconsin an
of losing money. >> jennifer: right. so yesterday former fema director michael brown criticized president obama for responding to sandy too quickly. this is brownie having done a heck of a job. today, abc news political correspondent jonathan karl tweeted this picture of people holding up cans next to a shirt that says -- at the romney relief rally next to a shirt that says obama you're fired. obama, you're fired and here are your cans. it makes us wonder do you think -- maybe not mitt romney but some in his crew might be politicizing this a little bit? >> you know, i think this should be politicized. the whole point of this election is to find out who should run the federal government? and the government has certain responsibilities mox them is the welfare of the american people. so this incident is an absolute -- i think critical case study in what government should be like and that should be discussed in presidential elections. let's compare. let's compare brownie. heck of a job. let's see the job he did with bu
'll say this about the governor jerry brown. there was a position in 2008 that would have transformed the whole prison system, proposition 5. everything was based upon all the expert recommendations. but the prison guard union key factors, he wanted them lined up for his gubernatorial run. >> he's planning a determinant sentencing law which put us on the path of some of the overpopulation experiences. >> right now mark leno has been pushing a bill in sacramento that would reduce the penalty. and it would reduce the amount of people behind bars. but it's tough going in sacramento why? people have the third that it's the third rail, the thing that they can't touch. it's moving. definitely different from ten years ago and definitely different from 20 years ago. >> i think i've gone so far without saying what i'm going to say, count me as a support center doing the right thing and move beyond this pal try limited debate on marijuana and not just supply myself with the warm embrace of the medical marijuana. i'll put myself on the limb on the issue of reconciling that it needs to be regulat
is trying to butch it up. good morning. >> caller: good morning, guys. you looked great in that brown skirt in the predebate show. >> oh thank you. we'll be doing an election special on tuesday. >> caller: never lose the brown skirt. this is very puzzling that planned parenthood and [ inaudible ] are staying neutral in the wayne powell race. >> stephanie: huh? >> caller: does that make any sense to you guys? >> stephanie: no. >> caller: how could they not be with wayne? >> stephanie: actually we'll get you an answer because we can shoot julie an email. >> yeah. >> stephanie: i have no clue. and i don't know if that's true but let's find out. >> okay. >> stephanie: let's go to jim in nashville, tennessee. welcome. contract hey, you became my momma, i voted yesterday. it was the last day for early voting in nashville. >> stephanie: hurray. >> caller: kind of all right. i went there as a republican signed into a republican and when i got to the voting booth, i turned into a republican't. and i want to thank you and all of the callers that say the truth on this show, and made me
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. on twitter we're tweeting at bp show. shelley brown says the president made the right decision to coordinate government action from the white house. here is our national leader in the face of a national disaster. >> bill: he's on it. he's on the job. by the way obama campaign announcing this morning president bill clinton will be campaigning today in commerce city colorado, and denver, colorado. and vice president biden on friday will be going to wisconsin for his next campaign trip. so the election -- even if there are no campaign events scheduled for obama and romney, mark, what do you make of the national polls that show romney and obama tied? >> first of all, they don't matter obviously at the end of the day. it is interesting to look at but we have electoral college. president obama is ahead in the electoral college. it works out something like this. i think he wins all of the states plus wisconsin and nevada that gets him to 253. he only needs 17 electoral votes. ohio has 18. it is conceivable that romne
that scott brown pulled out of the debate -- >> yeah but it's hard -- this isn't him trying to use -- like he did the first time, which was pull out of the debate because, quote unquote, there were votes in the senate which was bogus. nobody wanted to have that debate. >> so the headline was just that he had pulled out but he was the first to announce it -- >> he was the first to make a big noise about it but that debate wouldn't have happened. it would have been the fourth debate and it wouldn't have moved the needle either way, and second of all why bother? no one would have paid at attention to it. so i said this all along, this is still a two or three-point race up here. there is a new "boston globe" poll that shows it tied, but i'm not really sure on that. i still think she is up by about two or three, and she is going to have to race right to the line. >> is it a get out the vote issue now? >> yeah. >> or is something hurting her? >> no, nothing is hurting her right now. he is out with a bunch of ad that is saying he is hot with the chicks. [ laughter ] >> you know
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republican who did not was the former fema director under george w. bush, michael brown. if you don't remember who michael brown is, you might remember this moment during the bush administration. >> there will be plenty of opportunities to help later on. right now, the immediate concern is to save lives and get food and medicine to people so we can stabilize the situation. i want to thank you all and brownie, you're doing a heck of a job. the fema director is working 24/7. [ applause ] >> cenk: well, that became a big dispute later. michael brown spoke out today and said that president obama was moving too fast during this storm which is fascinating. and he then went on to clarify he said in the context of the election, i simply said he should have waited, the storm was still forming people were debating whether it was going to be as bad as expected or not and i noted that the president should have let the governors and mayors deal with the storm until it got closer to hitting the coastal areas along the washington, d.c
night on "the young turks," cenk uygur actually interviewed chris brown, former director of fema. and he declarefied the statement that he made about president obama. in his words he wasn't actually attacking obama. what he was saying, allegedly was that if obama had waited a little bit until the governors had actually had some time to work and do some things, he would have gotten more political mileage out of the situation. >> we're talking about michael brown, not chris brown. >> caller: michael brown. >> stephanie: what does rihanna think? >> i think he would do a better job than michael brown. >> stephanie: chris brown. i'm not a fan. >> not so much for women. but everything else. >> stephanie: see, that's the thing. you can tell the president is not calculating what's political. that's why it is authentic. he is just doing what he think is best. here's the other thing we keep saying. it is not not like one gaffe or one statement. whether it is all of the rapey republicans. have all of their thoughts --
saying nice things about the president? then i thought it was an onion headline. michael brown says the president reacted too quickly? [ ding ding ] [ applause ] >> stephanie: that's a joke, right? arabian horse's ass from fema. did a heck of a job. >> that guy. >> stephanie: he said the president acted too quickly? >> he should have gone to another city and had an expensive dinner and waited for the disaster to unfold. that's what you do. >> stephanie: what reporter goes -- let's ask michael brown what he thinks. >> you failed miserably when you had a shot. >> he's the last person that needs to be commenting on hurricane -- >> there is someone in the newsroom who was like let's get michael brown -- that's how it happened. >> the point of disasters is to kill a lot of poor people. you gotta give it time. you jump in too quick. >> they try to think creatively about who to talk to. yesterday we saw sebastian younger was on talking about the perfect storm. they try to think creatively. >> what expertise. >>
up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. bomb >> obama: we've come too far togrow faint hearted. thousand the time to keep pushing. >> jennifer: that's president obama presenting his closing argument at a rally in springfield, ohio. the president won ohio's 18 electoral college votes in 2008 and he's looking for a repeat. according to a new poll from cnn, president obama is three points ahead of governor romney among likely voters, 50%-47%. the same survey shows president obama winning women there by 16 points and lower income voters by 30 points. now governor romney on the other hand leads with men by 13 points. he has an advantage of six points with people making more than $50,000 a year. the other fresh ohio poll from the conservative-leaning rasmussen has president obama and governor romney tied. we'll go to cleveland and henry gomez. welcome inside the watch "the war room." >> thanks for having me. >> jennifer: you're welcome. who has the advantage, president obama or governor romney. >> you have to
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